White privilege is beat poets producing sloppily-written works like “On The Road” and “Howl” under the premise that white, middle class, college educated authors are somehow oppressed by their privileged upbringing and that the glorification of poverty is the solution. Mod note: And before any white English majors wet their pants over this one, my degree is in English and...
White privilege is being able to talk about how much you believe in magic and astrology without anyone criticizing/demonizing you.
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White privilege is filling your “inspiration” board on pinterest with all white gymnasts, because I guess a black girl winning two golds in her first Olympics isn’t all that inspiring, is it?
White privilege is while at a predominately white school, learning about our school’s namesake as a benevolent Christian missionary who brought Christmas to the Maori people, when Samuel Marsden was actually a brutal racist who beat and killed the native people of New Zealand.
White privilege is the fact that I am seven times less likely to commit crimes than any black person. Mod note: Nope. White privilege is that you’re seven times less likely to be convicted of the crimes you commit.
White privilege is finding a PoC social justice blogger you really like and when they open their ask box, asking them a question about privilege as though that’s the only good thing you want to ask and know about them
White privilege is having fiftyleven waves of feminism focus almost exclusively on you….